Nova totius terrarum orbis tabula auctore F. de Wit

Bound sheet. Hand col engr. Cartographic Note: Double hemisphere with polar circles. Additional Places: World. Contents Note: Decorated with scenes representing the four elements: air (gods and zodiac); earth (rural); fire (battle), and water (shipping). This map is reduced form Blaeu's 1648 world map, though the inland sea in North America is not included, and North-east asia is considerably smaller. Bound in 'De Zee-Atlas ofte Water-wareld', published by Doncker in 1661.

Object Details

ID: PBD8015(1)
Type: Chart
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Junior, Frederick De Wit
Places: World
Date made: 1660
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Sheet 46.5 x 57.5cm.

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